Detroit Man Charged with Torture in Halloween Shootings of 4 Teens

DETROIT, MI – Antonio Carlos Hubbard, 25-years-old, of Detroit, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of one teenage boy and the non-fatal shootings of three more teenage boys on Halloween.

On October 31, 2018 at approximately 4:18 p.m., Detroit police officers were flagged down regarding shots fired inside a house in the 19900 block of Langholm Street in Detroit. Upon arrival, the officers discovered one teenager suffering from a gunshot wound in the backyard.

Medics transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Three other teenage boys who suffered non-fatal wounds were privately conveyed to a local hospital for treatment.

Antonio Hubbard allegedly put the teens in a corner and ordered them to choose which one was going to die. They refused his demand. When they refused, he then shot all four of them. For that act he is being charged with Four Counts of Torture and One Count of First Degree Murder. Further details and information will be produced during his Preliminary Examination.

Antonio Hubbard is facing multiple charges. He has been charged with Murder – First Degree, Felony Murder, three counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, four counts of Armed Robbery, Four Counts of Torture, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Felony Firearm.

He was arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Bari Blake Wood. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for November 19, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for November 26, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Cylenthia Miller in 36th District Court. The defendant was remanded to jail.

At the time of his arrest, based on records from the Michigan Department of Corrections, Antonio Hubbard was listed as an Absconder from Parole. Hubbard has previous convictions for:

  • 3 counts of Stolen Property – Receiving and Concealing – Motor Vehicle
  • Controlled Substance-Possess Narcotic/Cocaine < 25 Grams

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